Thread: HOB Refugium flow rate?
01-31-2013, 11:57 PM #1
HOB Refugium flow rate?
I plan on adding a HOB refugium to my 20 gallon soon-to-be reef. I'm not sure if I will be using either a 4" DSB or Miracle Mud for substrate. I have heard that the lower the flow for a refugium--the better.
Soooo.... The CPR is overpriced as heck.
I was thinking about giving the Finnex HOB fuge a try since it comes with a LED fixuture. It comes with either an air pump that offers right under 5gph or a water pump that offers 40gph.
Personally, I'd like to use an air pump since it won't clutter the tank. I've already got a Maxi Jet 1200 in there for the AquaC Remora, and that's already an eye sore.
Can anyone clear up this flow rate ignorance that I have?
I posted this on a local forum about a week ago. Lots of great people on there who are very smart and have amazing tanks. Not one person replied. IRONY?
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